Sunday, April 12, 2009

U.S. Military Combats Rising Motorcycle Fatalities

A spike in motorcycle deaths among service members is prompting a call to arms from the military.
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irondad said...

What it really boils down to is shaping attitudes. Some of us can relate to these folks, which helps. I appreciate your putting this on the blog. You don't have to be a professional instructor to help these riders. The more people who are aware of the problem, the more "people helping people" can apply.

Willy D said...

I think it’s a good idea. Learn what the limitations are on the track, not the road. I can only see a positive outcome from this.

Chessie (Chesshirecat) said...
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Chessie (Chesshirecat) said...

I removed the first posting of this letter because of a curse word I used at the end of my rant. The following is word for word what I had to say with a curse word replaced with something more acceptable by some.

I don't have a problem with the military imposing rules on the people who enter their reservations either as civilians or as service personal enlisted into service.

http://www.fayobser id=323565

But did you know in NC there is a new bill being introduced on behalf of the Army at Ft. Bragg?

give this a read, and tell me you agree with this type of legislation. I can't agree with it.

I am tired of the government telling me they are doing something "for my own good." It's just more government, bigger government...telling me I need to be protected from myself. Pisses me off. Natural selection of the species, ya can't fix stupid...and all that other stuff.